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The Hollywood Ghosts of Palm Springs

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Located just over 100 miles from Los Angeles Palm Springs has gone hand in hand with Hollywood for the better part of a century. It has been synonymous with "playground of...

The Movie Stars And Mobsters Of Ciro’s

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  Billy Wilkerson was a true entrepreneur during Hollywood's Golden Age. He was also a criminal. A native of Tennesee, Wilkerson was in the speakeasy business in New York City during Prohibition....

The Hollywood Glamour Of George Hurrell

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  George Hurrell is the definitive photographer of Hollywood's Golden Age. A master of black and white photography whose expertise in contrast and shadows was unparalleled at the time. His pictures are...

The Weird Childhood of Candice Bergen

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Everybody knows Candice Bergen from Murphy Brown but before she had a career in Hollywood, she was essentially a prop in a ventriloquist act in a house in a town called...

The Hollywood History Of The Witch House Of Beverly Hills

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The Witch House, or the Spaneda House, as it is also known, has a rich history. Located at 516 Walden Dr in Beverly Hills this storybook house is extremely iconic and...

Veronica Lake: A Fallen Star

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Veronica Lake soared to stardom in the early 1940s with movies that included Sullivan's Travels, I Married a Witch and I Wanted Wings. She was incredibly popular in no small part...